Local News

Victoria’s Elizabeth Buckley School closing due to lack of teachers

Independent school can’t overcome shortage after 30 years of providing education alternatives

Supreme court affirms Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations fishing rights

Nations call on federal gov’t to settle fishing rights ‘within the true meaning of reconciliation’

Province steps up to help Catalyst Paper in war against U.S. duties

Paper company hit with more than 28 per cent in American tariffs

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Advocate says overdoses deaths can be reduced
Lisa Helps on new rental zoning
New rental zoning for B.C. Municipalities.
Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon on leaving Government House

2 B.C. men deemed heroes for saving man from fire

Fire on Coronation Avenue in Duncan sends one man to hospital

Gabriola Islanders fight against anchored freighters

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson asking government to discontinue use of sites

WFP mending fences on the North Island

“We have come together to try and figure out the best way to find solutions around (the issues).”

West Coast fishermen see empty seas, demand Pacific Salmon Treaty funding

“Right now, if this continues, I think most fishermen will be bankrupt in a couple of years.”

Annual cruise honours West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett

Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise takes place Sunday, April 22

Parksville latest Island town to investigate plastic bag ban

Councillor issues motion in conjunction with annual Earth Day

City of Campbell River to study future impacts of sea level rise

$325,000 of the total project cost of $505,000 will come from grants, $180,000 from city itself

First Nation acknowledgement added to Sooke council agendas

‘It seems like something long overdue,’ says mayor

Nanaimo neighbourhood hires its own workers to clean up and pick up needles

Victoria Crescent Association pushing city for more resources in area

“World’s shortest” international flights coming out of Victoria

NorthStar Air offering 12-minute flights between Victoria and Friday Harbour

Changes coming to Comox Valley watering restrictions

Regional district changes will come into effect in May

Union says Trump bullying threatens hundreds of Vancouver Island pulp mill jobs

Fear mounts that new U.S. anti-dumping duties could price Catalyst mills out of business

RDN, Parksville moving to Stage 2 water restrictions

Town of Qualicum Beach to introduce Stage 1 May 15

Missing Port Hardy boater identified as Wilderness Seaplanes pilot

Chief pilot Ryan MacDonald was reported missing April 9, search remains suspended

Home on wheels: #vanlife filmmaker now exploring its less romantic side

Island filmmaker Forrest Stevens shining a spotlight on alternate living on four wheels